Business briefs: Carson City attorney honored for dedication to community

Ryan Russell

Ryan Russell

Attorney honored for dedication to community

Ryan Russell, a partner at Allison MacKenzie Law Firm in Carson City, has been elected as a member of The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.

The Fellows is an honorary organization of lawyers, judges, and legal scholars whose careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Russell was nominated by area members of The Fellows and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation. Membership is limited to less than one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction.

Russell serves as Carson City’s representative on the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors, as well as on the Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Nevada’s Board of Directors. He continues his service as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Carson City Justice and Municipal Courts which he commenced in 2010.

Russell joined Allison MacKenzie in 2004. After graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, he obtained his law degree from the University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law in 2003. He practices Administrative Law, Business Entity Formation, Business Law, Family Law, Education Law, Healthcare Law and Litigation.

For more information about the American Bar Foundations, go to Russell can be reached at 775-687-0202 or at

Carson City Sears helping Make-A-Wish

Carson City Sears Hometown Store is joining more than 1,200 Sears locations nationwide in supporting the 2015 Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. holiday campaign with Make-A-Wish. Called “Season of Wishes,” all funds raised in the campaign allow Make-A-Wish to help more children with life-threatening medical conditions experience a fulfilled wish.

Through Dec. 31, Sears customers are invited to make donations of $2, $5 or $10 in support of the campaign. The Carson City store, at 3917 N. Carson St., is also offering the following fundraising promotions.

Donate Now, Save Later with Award Cards — customers who donate $5 to Make-A-Wish Nov. 19-22 or Dec. 10-13 will receive a $10 Award Card to be used toward a future purchase; valid Dec. 3-9 or Dec. 26-31.

Wednesday, Nov. 25 is Wish Wednesday — Customers who donate $5 to Make-A-Wish can take part in Thanksgiving Door Busters and Black Friday Deals early from 5 to 8 p.m.

A Very Merry Santa Sale at Sears Hometown Stores and Sears Outlet Stores — customers who donate $5 to Make-A-Wish receive an extra 10 percent off everything storewide Dec. 17-24.

For more information, go to


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